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Keystone Arches Trail

Middlefield Rd. Off of Rt 20, Chester, MA
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Scenic

There is quite a hike to the scenic Keystone arches beautiful views and a climbing adventure... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
tiamo7
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Chester, Massachusetts
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Very nice hike

Went to KAB trail on Friday, June 8; it was very nice; little waterfall at the beginning and a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
ShClark124
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Shelburne, Massachusetts
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“the river” (3 reviews)
“great hike” (2 reviews)
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Middlefield Rd. Off of Rt 20, Chester, MA
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is quite a hike to the scenic Keystone arches beautiful views and a climbing adventure running along the river which runs under the arches

1  Thank tiamo7
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Went to KAB trail on Friday, June 8; it was very nice; little waterfall at the beginning and a double arch bridge shortly thereafter. Enjoyed our hike very much.

1  Thank ShClark124
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

It's been a while since i was last here and they made lots of nice improvements to the trail since then the best being not having to walk along the side of the railroad tracks. This part of the Westfield River system ( The West...More

1  Thank john D
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Interesting mix of scenery and history with the added bonus of trains - perfect walk for my husband and I! We ran out of a time in a busy day and didn't get here until late afternoon, so limited our walk to about 45 minutes...More

Thank Natalie R
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

My family has been hiking the Arch trail for 30 years. There's two ways to get to the arches: From the Chester Rail Station or Bancroft. Both are well marked easy hiking trails that offer beautiful scenery. You can pick up a map of the...More

1  Thank michaelbennett2016
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a great hike along a branch of the Westfield River. The best part is coming upon the Keystone Arch bridge, a railroad bridge spanning the river, built in the mid 1800's when train travel was expanding west from Boston to Albany. It is...More

Thank sksuk840
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Keystone Arches Trail is one of my favorite nearby hikes. It is a perfect combination of beautiful scenery and regional history. If you are a fan of history, architecture, engineering or railroads, you will not be disappointed. At the end of the trail is...More

Thank Peter_01039
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Never knew this was here till I drove by and saw the sign the other day and decided to try it. Pretty cool trail on and off road small goat trails going through gorges, the train tracks, the rivers and waterfalls and wildlife . 2.5...More

Thank DonnieB15
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

The colors of the fall from many views and hieghts, the aches withe the foliage reflecting off the water is breath taking. a must see for sure.

Thank Volaria317
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Short and long hikes. Dog friendly. Lots of place to stop. Loved it! Confusing at the end but we doubled back. Places to swim too

1  Thank Kimberly G
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